Mississauga Auto Centre
1800 Lakeshore Road West
Mississauga, ON L5J 1J7
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905.823.5535

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Why Buy From Us?

Almost all vehicles sold by dealers today are sold certified and emissions test. Standards and regulations put forth by the relative governing bodies set out standards; which must be met in order for a vehicle to be considered road worthy and safe. Although, more and more people believe they found they right ‘deal’, when really there vehicle might only be buying a car that meets the minimum requirements for certification, if not worse. Being in business for over 30 years doesn’t just mean that we know our stuff, but we also have a reputation to uphold. We know that if you purchase a vehicle from us and it performs and runs well and does not require servicing soon after purchasing, you will be grateful and see the added value of buying a Mississauga Auto Centre vehicle because our sales is back by our service.

We have been able to continue to grow our business by abiding to our ideals and serving our customer’s with honesty and integrity. We have the pleasure to continue to do so, and hope that honesty, hard work, and referrals will lead the way into the future as it has in the past. If you tired of feeling pressured or mislead, come by and experience a different vehicle buying experience and even if we don’t have something you like, we’ll inspect your other potential purchase for free.

Each vehicle we inspect before delivery is different, thus having its own criteria. As a rule our pre-delivery inspection includes:

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AIR CONDITIONING/ HEATING SYSTEMS

  • A/C COOLING OPERATIONS TO SPECIFICATIONS
  • CHECK A/C AND HEATING FAN OPERATIONS
  • CHECK HEATER AND DEFROSTER FUNCTIONS

BRAKING SYSTEM

  • PARKING BRAKE SETS AND HOLDS VEHICLE
  • BRAKE FLUID CLEAR AND UNCONTAMINATED
  • BRAKE FLUID AT FULL MARK
  • DISC BRAKE WEAR ON PADS TO MEET STATE REGULATIONS
  • DRUM BRAKE SHOES- WEAR ON SHOES TO MEET STATE REGULATIONS
  • NO EXCESSIVE WEAR OR GROOVES ON ROTORS
  • NO EXCESSIVE WEAR OR GROOVES ON BRAKE DRUM
  • NO EXCESSIVE PEDAL OR CHASSIS VIBRATION DUE TO BRAKING
  • PARKING BRAKE RELEASES PROPERLY
  • CHECK MASTER CYLINDER FOR LEAKS
  • ENSURE THAT ANY WHEEL LOCKS HAVE PROPER KEY

CHASSIS

  • CHECK FRAME
  • INSPECT UNDERSIDE FOR ANY DAMAGE
  • INSPECT UNDERSIDE/BODY

ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS

  • BATTERY CABLES AND TERMINALS ARE CLEAN AND SERVICEABLE
  • BATTERY MOUNTS ARE SECURE
  • ALL WIPER SPEEDS AND MOTOR WORKS PROPERLY
  • CONVERTIBLE TOP OPERATIONS/LOCK OUT FUNCTION PROPERLY WORKS
  • CRUISE CONTROL FUNCTIONS NORMAL
  • ALL POWER WINDOW CONTROLS OPERATE PROPERLY
  • REAR DEFROSTER GRID LINES NOT DAMAGED OR TORN
  • REAR DEFROSTER INDICATOR LIGHT WORKS ON/OFF
  • SUNROOF OR CONVERTIBLE TOP OPERATES PROPERLY/OPEN TO CLOSE
  • WINDSHIELD WASHER OPERATES
  • WIPER ARMS RETURN TO PARK POSITION WHEN TURNED OFF

EXTERIOR

  • BACK UP LAMPS WORKING WITH NO BROKEN /CRACKED LENSES
  • BRAKE LIGHT FUNCTIONS PROPERLY WITH NO BROKEN/CRACKED LENSES
  • ALL BULBS WORK/ NO CONDENSATION BEHIND LENSES
  • CHECK FOR GLASS DEFECTS
  • GAS DOOR LATCH RELEASE OPERATES CORRECTLY
  • HEAD LAMPS ARE ALIGNED
  • HEAD LAMPS HIGH AND LOW BEAM FUNCTION PROPERLY
  • REAR LICENSE LAMP WORKS/ NOT BROKEN OR CRACKED
  • POWER SIDE MIRRORS OPERATE CORRECTLY
  • NO EXCESSIVE WIND NOISE
  • SIDE MARKERS FUNCTION AND ARE NOT BROKEN/CRACKED
  • WHEEL COVERS ARE SECURE AND ARE NOT CRACKED

HANDLING

  • NO EXCESSIVE VIBRATIONS OR STEERING SHIMMY AT ANY SPEED
  • STEERING OPERATION NORMAL
  • STEERING WHEEL CENTERED WHILE DRIVING STRAIGHT
  • VEHICLE TRACKS AND DRIVES STRAIGHT ON LEVEL SURFACE

INTERIOR

  • DOME LIGHT OPERATES PROPERLY
  • ASHTRAY PRESENT AND CLEAN/ OPEN AND CLOSES
  • CIGARETTE LIGHTER WORKS
  • CLOCK OPERATES AND KEEPS PROPER TIME
  • AUDIO/CASSETTE/CD SYSTEM OPERATES FULLY
  • AUDIO SPEAKERS WORK PROPERLY
  • DASH LIGHTS AND DIMMER SWITCH OPERATES PROPERLY
  • REAR VIEW MIRROR IN PLACE AND NOT DAMAGED
  • DOOR LOCKS AND CHILD SAFETY LOCKS FULLY-FUNCTIONABLE
  • ALL DOORS OPEN AND CLOSE PROPERLY
  • ALARM SYSTEM WORKS
  • ALL GAUGES READ CORRECTLY
  • HOOD LATCH OPERATES FULLY
  • HORN WORKS
  • INTERIOR FREE OF EXCESSIVE SQUEAKS OR RATTLES
  • TURN SIGNALS OPERATE FULLY/ WITH STEERING WHEEL TURN OFF SWITCH
  • SEATBELTS INTACT WITH NO TEARS/ FULLY FUNCTIONAL TO STATE SPECS
  • CHECK ALL SEAT ADJUSTMENT SETTINGS
  • WINDOW LOCK CONTROLS FULLY FUNCTIONAL
  • ALL WINDOWS OPEN AND CLOSE PROPERLY

SUSPENSION & TIRES

  • CHECK TIRES FOR EXCESSIVE WEAR, BUBBLES, GOUGES OR CUPPING
  • CHECK TIRES FOR PROPER MATCHING
  • TIRE PRESSURE CHECKED FOR SPECS
  • SHOCK ABSORBERS CHECKED FOR EXCESSIVE WEAR OR LEAKAGE
  • STRUTS CHECKED FOR EXCESSIVE WEAR OR LEAKAGE
  • CHECK FOR MISSING OR DAMAGED VALVE STEMS

TRANSMISSION & TIRES

  • AUTO TRANSMISSION SHIFTS AND LOCKS PROPERLY
  • TRANSMISSION OPERATES SMOOTHLY WITH NO ABNORMAL NOISE/VIBRATION
  • TRANSMISSION OVERDRIVE OPERATES FULLY AND PROPERLY
  • CLUTCH FLUID FILLED TO PROPER LEVEL
  • CLUTCH OPERATES SMOOTHLY WITH NO EXCESSIVE NOISE OR VIBRATIONS
  • TRANSMISSION AND TRANSFER CASE FLUIDS ARE CLEAR AND DIRT FREE
  • CHECK TRANSFER CASE FOR 4WD OPERATIONS
  • CHECK TRANSFER FROM 2WD TO 4WD
  • CHECK FOR OVERDRIVE SWITCH ON/OFF
  • TRANSMISSION FLUID TO FILL LEVEL

TRUNK

  • INSIDE TRUNK RELEASE OPERATES FULLY
  • JACK/SPARE TIRE/TOOLS ARE PRESENT AND SECURED
  • SPARE TIRE IS INFLATED AND IN OPERABLE CONDITION
  • TRUNK LATCH WORKS
  • TRUNK LIGHT WORKS
  • TRUNK INTERIOR TRIM IN PROPER PLACE

UNDER THE HOOD

  • NO DAMAGE TO AXLE SHAFT
  • NO DAMAGE TO DRIVE SHAFT
  • CHECK CV JOINT BOOTS
  • CHECK ENGINE OIL AND FILTERS
  • COLD ENGINE OPERATION NORMAL
  • COLD HIGH IDLE CORRECT
  • DRIVE BELT TENSION AT SPECIFICATION
  • DRIVE BELT AND HOSES FREE OF CRACKS OR DAMAGE
  • ENGINE REACHES NORMAL OPERATING TEMP
  • HOT DRIVE ABILITY NORMAL
  • INSPECT BODY SURFACE FOR VISIBLE DAMAGE
  • INSPECT COMPLETE EXHAUST SYSTEM AND HANGERS FOR LEAKS/DAMAGE/WEAR
  • INSPECT FOR ANY OIL LEAKS
  • INSPECT FOR WATER LEAKS
  • INSPECT LOWER BODY PANELS FOR DAMAGE
  • CHECK FOR ANY ABNORMAL ENGINE NOISES/ HOT&COLD
  • THROTTLE DOES NOT STICK SHUT ON COLD STARTS
  • ROAD TEST VEHICLE FOR EXCESSIVE NOISES AND RATTLES
  • ROAD TEST VEHICLE FOR OPERATIONS AND PERFORMANCE
  • CHECK MUFFLER AND ALL PIPES

COOLING AND FUEL SYSTEMS

  • INSPECT FOR FUEL LEAKS
  • INSPECT FOR COOLANT LEAKS
  • ENGINE COOLANT LEVEL AT SPECS WITH COLD ENGINE START
  • ENSURE FUEL CAP IS PRESENT